Double trouble

Siblings Harriet and Franklin have both been patients at the RCH after experiencing very different emergencies. Nine month old Harriet gave her parents a scare this month after she suffered from a 90-minute long seizure while older brother, Franklin went into heart failure only weeks after birth.

Max Block has received the gift of life twice from his mum

Max has received the gift of life twice from his mum. After his mum Kylee was told Max would one day need a kidney transplant following a diagnosis at birth, she decided to donate her own, strengthening the bond she already had with her son.

Jet tech gets premature bub Boet back on track

Baby Boet received life-saving jet therapy treatment at the RCH after being born at only 25 weeks gestation. Today is his original due date and his family are now counting down to taking their son home for the first time.

Celebrating our women: Bec from Transition Support

Bec from our Transition Support team has been on both sides at the RCH, having had a heart transplant here over 15 years ago and now working with patients transitioning into the adult health care system.  Bec takes us through her story and how her mother is one of her biggest inspirations.

Celebrating women in our community – Kate, patient parent

Kate is a mother and the Chair of the Parents Advisory Group for the Children’s Cancer Centre here at the RCH, she sat down with us this week and spoke about navigating the complex path of childhood cancer and what she would say to younger women wanting to enter the advocacy space.